: Bruce Bolt discusses the lessons learned from the two great earthquakes of 1985, in Chile and Mexico. They can help California improve the cost-effective mitigation of earthquake hazards in the state. He says that there is a lot of new knowledge that needs to be moved into practice. Bolt also talks about California's 5-year hazard reduction program, which the legislature was just enacting. Bolt was a professor of seismology and director of the Seismographic Stations at the University of California, Berkeley, 1963-91.Additional content notes
: Bolt is introduced (00:29), Bolt begins speaking (04:04), question and answer session begins (33:08)Collection Guide
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